Writer, Entertainment at FOX Corporation

  • Content Copy Writing
  • Fulltime
  • Anywhere (100% Remote) Only
Job Description

Freelance Writer, Entertainment


USA – Remote

Part time

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Fox News Media

FOX News Media operates the FOX News Channel (FNC), FOX Business Network (FBN), FOX News Digital, FOX News Audio, FOX News Books, the direct-to-consumer digital streaming services FOX Nation and FOX News International and the newly announced platform FOX Weather. Currently the number one network in all of cable, FNC has also been the most watched television news channel for 20 consecutive years, while FBN currently ranks among the top business channels on cable. Owned by FOX Corporation, FOX News Media reaches 200 million people each month.

JOB DESCRIPTION & are looking for an experienced Freelance Writer to join our entertainment team. The Freelance Writer, Entertainment will have years of experience in journalism with an eye for breaking and compelling entertainment news to serve our audience. You live and breathe news, and pop culture, and consume content from a wide variety of sources. The Freelance Writer, Entertainment is able to write and produce several stories efficiently daily, covering news of the day along with original and exclusive news.


Work quickly and efficiently to identify, write, edit and publish entertainment and celebrity content that clicks on the homepage, is picked up by search engines, and drives traffic through social media

Monitor social media, and develop sources to help break stories

Write breaking news making necessary calls to PR, law enforcement, and attorneys

Write compelling SEO-friendly headlines and present images that click across

Pitch and write original entertainment and celebrity features; rewrite original content from third-party sources

Constantly track analytics and make necessary content adjustments to be sure traffic goals are being met

Conceive and build new, compelling long-form content


2+ years covering celebrities and entertainment content for a major national website or magazine

A Bachelors degree in journalism or a related field of study preferred, or equivalent experience

Ability to work in a deadline-driven environment and work under pressure in a fast-paced newsroom environment

Understanding of Photoshop and knowledge of basic photo editing

Excellent copy-editing skills and thorough knowledge of AP Style

Comprehensive knowledge of todays entertainment and celebrity landscape

Ability to be flexible and can work on some holidays as needed; possess an on-call mentality and be prepared to work under emergency or breaking news conditions

Experience and ability working across CMS platforms

Good PR, celebrity, and Entertainment industry contacts

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

Pursuant to state and local pay disclosure requirements, the pay range for this role, with final offer amount dependent on education, skills, experience, and location is: $26.81-36.66 per hour. We provide Freelancers medical/dental/vision insurance and 401k after they meet eligibility criteria and any State required time-off, in accordance with applicable plan documents. Benefits for Union represented employees will be in accordance with the applicable collective bargaining agreement. 

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